Horses for Sale at the Palmer Quarter Horse Ranch

Zuni Linda (AKA Chaco) $9,800

Registered AQHA Buckskin Mare

15 Hands

Jessica riding Chaco in the Ranch Trail Class.

Chaco is a gorgeous 2010 buckskin mare who always turns heads wherever she goes.  We constantly get compliments on her.  She is a great example of Terry Palmer’s 56-year AQHA breeding program and she’s one of his favorite mares.  Chaco’s bloodlines go back to Two Eyed Jack and Gay Bar King and her sire was our great buckskin stallion Zuni Jack.  She has beautiful confirmation, lots of color, and a pretty head with large expressive eyes.  Chaco excelled from a young age, and as a 3-year-old she placed second overall at the 2013 Four Corners Cutting and Reining Quad Futurity after competing in Western Pleasure and Reining.  First place went to her half-brother Zandy, another fine product of our Palmer Quarter Horse breeding and training program.  After her money-winning finish at the futurity, AQHA Professional Horseman and trainer Troy Rogers further refined Chaco’s training for another 5 months.  Terry’s granddaughter, a member of the West Texas A&M University equestrian team, competed with Chaco in the Texas show circuit in the disciplines of Reining, Working Cow Boxing, Ranch Pleasure, and Ranch Trail.

With her exceptional breeding, color, and confirmation, Chaco would also be a great addition to your program as a broodmare.  We’ve given her a couple of years off from the show pen and her first 2019 foal was a gorgeous buckskin colt sired by our brown AQHA stallion Animosa Jack.  She was bred again this spring to our outstanding AQHA buckskin stallion Charming Eyed Buck.

We have ridden Chaco on the many trails of our ranch, and as her pedigree promises she’s cowy, proven when we entered her at few local cattle team sorting jackpots, even winning one of them!  She has all the reining maneuvers, and excels in Ranch Pleasure and Ranch-style Western Pleasure show classes.  Chaco is quick, responsive, athletic, and lively to ride and has proven herself as a brood mare too.  For inquiries, email or call the ranch.

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‘Jean’s Bean’, $3500

2019 Registered AQHA Buckskin Stallion

This little guy is bred to do it all and his lineage runs generations deep since he’s a product of our Palmer Quarter Horse 56-year AQHA breeding program devoted to producing versatile ranch-bred all-round performance horses.  Bean’s sire is our great AQHA buckskin stallion Charming Eyed Buck.  We entered him in the 2019 Four Corners Cutting an Reining Quad Futurity as a weanling and he is eligible to show again and complete the futurity – a great incentive to motivate you to train your young horse.

His brothers and sisters have been Four Corners Cutting and Reining futurity winners, and they are also versatile ranch, trail riding, and packing horses that we use in our outfitting business in the rugged Weminuche Wilderness of Colorado.  Bean’s siblings have been exceptionally easy to start and train and they work equally well on the ranch or in the show pen.  We’ve given this youngster a solid start teaching him to lead, lunge, and tie. He has a gorgeous confirmation, a beautiful head with large kind eyes and all the color and chrome you would expect in a buckskin. Bean is smart, curious, playful, and athletic so there is no way you can go wrong with this handsome guy. For inquiries, email or call the ranch.

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“RUSTY”

2007 Gelding Paint Horse $7,500

14 hands 3 inches

If you are looking for a quiet, well-mannered, super experienced trail horse with awesome looks and flashy paint coloration, Rusty is your horse.  We use him as a client horse and a kid horse for our daily summer trail rides and we use him in the mountains for our guided multi-day wilderness pack trips.  He did most trail rides of any horse on the ranch because he is everyone’s favorite.  Rusty is gentle and smooth to ride, and he can handle anything on the trail including river crossings, steep rough and rocky terrain, he can lead pack strings and he’s comfortable in any position in the horse train.

Rusty really is the total package with miles and miles of experience.  He’s such a flashy good-looking paint horse that you’ll get compliments on your every trail ride.  Rusty is in his prime and can carry you down the trail all day long in comfort and with confidence.  He is mellow and he likes people. He’s easy to catch, shoe, and loads well in the trailer, he packs gear and he hobbles.  Plus, he has the experience to handle any rider of any age you put on him for a ride.

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“DOBBIN”

2007 Sorrel Grade Gelding $6,000

16 hands

Dobbin is a big, well built, and good-looking trail horse.  His lineage may be Morgan or warm blood maybe mixed with thoroughbred.  He is always a favorite and our guides love to ride him because he is well trained, good on the trail, and he has a very willing attitude.  We also use him for our clients at Over the Hill Outfitters for daily trail rides and for our guided backcountry trips in the wilderness.  We also use him for adult and kids riding lessons.   Dobbin is easy to catch, loads in trailers easily, shoes well, hobbles, and we used him as a pack horse too.

Dobbin is a great all-round trail horse with tons of miles of experience – He’s patient and kind and anybody can ride him and he’s got the size and experience to be a great partner for your longer expeditions.

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“REGGIE”

2007 Sorrel Grade Gelding, $5,500

15 hands 1 Inch, 1100 pounds

Reggie is another one of our well-seasoned riding horses that can do it all on the trail.  Reggie has plenty of energy and will go all day long and he has good size.  We use Reggie to do daily trail rides as well as longer multi-day pack trips into the Weminuche Wilderness.  He’s patient and smart, and is a seasoned horse who will go over any kind of terrain including crossing rivers, going over logs, up rocky and rough mountain trails.  Reggie is an honest and kind guy, tried and true, he likes people and gets along well with any horse.  We also use Reggie as a pack horse, he stands well for the farrier, he loads in trailers easily and he hobbles. He’s a great choice for any rider of any ability.

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“SMOKE”

2009 Grey AQHA Gelding, $7,000

15 Hands 3 Inches

Smoke is a great grandson of Two Eyed Jack and was born on the great Pitzer Ranch.  He is very muscular, and an easy keeper, who is very handsome, especially with his beautiful dapple-grey color.  We have used him for years as a trail horse for daily rides with clients and for multi-day pack guided pack trips.  Smoke is experienced and can handle anything you might find on the trail including river crossings, logs, steep rough and rocky terrain.  Smoke is gentle, and very experienced and anyone can ride him including kids.  He can pack anything, he hobbles, he loads in trailers easily, and he stands for the farrier well.  If you’re looking for calm and easygoing temperament, Smoke is your horse.  Smoke is a smooth and steady ride and if you love ambling down the trail, Smoke is the horse for you.

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“TIGER”

1995 Dun Quarter Horse Gelding, Negotiable Re-homing Fee $300

14 Hands 2 Inches

Tiger has been one of the best and most reliable riding horses on our ranch for years.  We love him and our clients have universally loved him and he has faithfully taken care of every rider that has been lucky enough to go down the trail with him.  He has earned a life of easy living where someone can love and care for him as he deserves.  He would be perfect as a first horse for a small child or as a companion horse.  Tiger would take care of your child, just like he has hundreds of other children.  Tiger got his name from the awesome tiger stripes on his legs, and he’d be fun to groom and pamper.  He has great feet and rarely needs to be shod.  We don’t want to say goodbye to Tiger, and if we can find the right person or family to give him a good semi-retirement we would part with him.  We are looking for the right forever home for this great horse.

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“KACHINA KID”

2019 AQHA Buckskin/Grulla Filly $4,500

Kachina Kid is a gorgeous buckskin/grulla yearling whose mother is one of the favorite brood mares in the Palmer Quarter Horse breeding program. Her mom has so much chrome she could be dual-registered as a Paint Horse.  Like all our babies, Kachina Kid was born to be an all-around performance ranch horse.  You could train and her to chase a cow, use on the ranch, perform in the show ring, or ride the trails.  We have given her a solid start and she is halter trained and ready for you to start her training future.

What are you waiting for? Life is short. Ride a Palmer Quarter Horse!